Trickett posts fastest post-retirement 100 free, feels less like a fraud

1

Libby Trickett managed a time of 54.87 seconds in the heats of the 100 meter freestyle at the New South Wales Championships today, almost a second better than her previous post-retirement best. Via Reuters.

“It was quite bizarre really, I really didn’t expect that time,” the 27-year-old told reporters. “Almost 12 months ago I was going 1.02 in the summer series. Compared to that it’s awesome.

“The fact that I’ve put together a sub-55 swim, that’s competitive,” she added, barely pausing for breath. “And for me, I just feel like less of a fraud.

Happy Libby

Image courtesy of Michiel Jelijs, CC BY 2.0

Advertisements

About Author

Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

1 Comment

  1. In Danish news today, world champ Jeanette Ottesen comments that “One more or less in the 100 meter freestyle makes no difference. There are about 8-10 girls who can win, and I’m not afraid of her being back, only more hungry”.

Leave A Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close